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A wine experience is a research

WINE AND TERRITORY – BY PATRIZIA MARAZZI

A wine experience is a research. Experience is an important word that embodies the very idea of evolution: two words very present in the world of wine. Thanks to the experience, you learn, mature, and evolve. It’s part of life, how we are and how and what we want to become. An experience with wine is a continuous search for knowledge and comparison. The beauty is that it never ends.

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Versatility, immediacy, longevity: the LUGANA

Sommelier Roberto Matetich tells us the secrets of Lugana, the official wine of the 77th Italian Open

The Milanese September temperatures, much softer than the oppressive heat of the nearby August but still far from the autumnal greyness, encourage you to discover and discover. On this occasion, we went towards a rediscovery, participating in the “Armonie senza tempo” (Timeless Harmony) Masterclass, held by the Lugana DOC Consortium to tell the public about the lesser-known aspects of a wine that is often an underrated protagonist of our tables.

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Brunello di Montalcino 2015, just released

Brunello di Montalcino is the Tuscan wine with the longest maturation: it requires over 4 years of ageing. By law, it must remain in wooden barrels for at least 24 months and can only be put on sale starting from January of the fifth year following the harvest. So, this year the 2015’s Brunello are coming out (2016’s Brunello will be released from January 2021).

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Great Merlot made in Tuscany

Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot is a successful grape of Bordeaux region in France, that has been planted all over the world. There are sought-after wines made with Merlot like Château Petrus in Pomerol (France). At the same time, Merlot is sometimes blamed for its simplicity.

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